Open Since 1932, The Rough House Has Been Serving Hot Dogs In South Carolina Longer Than Any Other Restaurant

The next time you’re seeking a bit of history along with a short road trip and a tasty meal, gas up the car and head to Abbeville, South Carolina. Located right in historic downtown, with its brick streets and a picturesque park in the middle of the square, is an eatery that’s been around since the Great Depression – a time when dining out, even on hot dogs, was a luxury.

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So put the kids in the car and take ’em on a little road trip to the oldest hot dog restaurant in the state. No one will be leaving here disappointed! Rough House is open six days a week: Monday from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Learn more about Rough House and its journey over the last 87 years from its Facebook page.

Have you already discovered the Rough House in Abbeville? We’d love to hear from you in the comments! Know of another Depression-era restaurant in the state? Tell us about it!

Address: 116 Court Square, Abbeville, SC 29620, USA